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Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
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Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
Bobj introduction by ARK Solutions, Inc.
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  • 1. People Process TechnologyAn Introduction onBusinessObjectsBy: ARK Solutions, Inc.OUR PEOPLE | YOUR PROCESS | SAP TECHNOLOGY
  • 2. SAP BusinessObjects BI Client PortfolioSAP BusinessObjects BI solutions provide business users with access to unifiedinformation through a broad suite of BI tools for confident decision making andalignment across people and teams on a single, scalable BI platformDashboards andVisualizationHow do I visualizedata for betterdecisionmaking?InteractiveAnalysisHow do I answer adhoc questions andinteract withinformation?Data ExplorationHow do I findimmediate answersto businessquestions?forecasts?AnalysisHow do I determinetrends from complexhistoricaldata andpossiblymake betterreports for greaterinsight?ReportingHow do I accessand transformcorporate data intohighly formatted
  • 3. Crystal ReportsThe de facto standard for reporting Proven world standard for report design Ubiquitous reporting assets and expertise for fastimplementation Chosen reporting solution by over 500 majorindependent software vendorsDeploy a common framework for allenterprise reporting needs Build any kind of report – such as business,financial, legal, and regulatory reports Sophisticated report formatting: create multi-page, multi-query, pixel-perfect reports Templates and wizards to speed up report creation Secure, large-scale distribution of reportsover the Web Connectivity to any data source
  • 4. Web IntelligenceEmpower business users withpowerful, yet easy to useanalysis Intuitive, Web-based interface withoffline capabilities Start from a blank slate or use anexisting analysis or report Multi-source access Interactivity with filtering, ranking,sorting, calculations, etc. Data lineageLighten IT workload Self-service analysis and reporting Controlled and secure access withtight BI platform integration Intuitive, business-centric view ofinformation with universes
  • 5. SAP BusinessObjects DashboardsBring BI to all business users Simplicity and speed of search Intuitive data exploration and visualization Fast response across mountains ofdata anywhere in the organization Accelerated version with in-memorytechnologiesHelp IT to be successful Easy and efficient to manage and scale More reactive to business with fasterdelivery Support for heterogeneous datasources
  • 6. SAP BusinessObjects DashboardsConsume attractive, personalizeddashboards online or offline Access to personalized, Flash-baseddashboards Secure visualizations anywhere – portal,reports, PDF, MS Office documentsEmpower business users withinteractive information Powerful “what-if” analysis with slidersand other controls Ability to drill-down into details Pre-built components, skins, maps,charts, gauges, and selectors
  • 7. Empower analysts to consume andexplore multi-dimensional data sets Comprehensive OLAP data access Multiple OLAP cubes in the same workspace Available for Web based and MicrosoftOffice focused deploymentsQuickly find patterns, exceptions,and other areas of interest Comprehensive range of business andtime calculations Stunning visualization options (e.g.,scatter plot, bubble plot, radar chart, etc.) Exception highlighting Ability to drill-down into details – WebIntelligence or Crystal ReportsSAP BusinessObjects Analysis for MS Office
  • 8. SAP BusinessObjects Analysis for OLAPAllow power users & IT to createpurpose built analysis templatesand applications Target User Group IT, Designer, Power UserFunctionality Eclipse-based application designenvironment for planning &analytical apps Access to BW via BICS Integrated with SAP BusinessObjects Premium Alternative to BEx WAD
  • 9. SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform
  • 10. Semantic Layer for Exposing BusinessData Under a Single Umbrella
  • 11.  Legacy reporting technology Analytics for sophisticated users Limited report formatting capabilities Modern user experience Compelling analytics for all users Best-of-breed BI solutionsSAP BusinessObjects BI solutions integratedwithin the SAP Business SuiteSAP BusinessObjects BIFor SAP ECC Customers
  • 12. Two Flavors Generic Crystal report:Enable usage of SAP BusinessObjects toolsimmediately across allALVs within the wholesuite (e.g. for printout or as starting point todefine Specific Crystal Reports) Specific Crystal Report:Using formatting features on top of data of adedicated ALV layout. Can be shipped ascontent or defined by customerCentral idea Using Crystal Reports as layout option for WebDynpro ALV and SAP GUI ALV Leverage ALV lifecycle management (LCM)SAP BusinessObjects BIfor SAP ECC Customers
  • 13. SAP BusinessObjects BIfor SAP ECC Customers
  • 14. SAP BusinessObjects BIfor SAP ECC CustomersOperational Reporting Direct connectivity towards SAP ERP can be established with Crystal Reports 2011 only Starting with SAP ERP 6.0 EnhancementPackage 05 (Innovations 2010) the Transient Provider allows to leverage a BExquery based on a classic InfoSet and in that way expose operationaldata via a common interface Crystal Reports for Enterprise is able to leverage the connection towards Rapid Marts, SAP HANA , and the TransientProviderSelf Service Reporting Self Service reporting capabilities with Web Intelligence are enabled by leveraging the Transient Provider technologyand thesemantic layer in combination with SAP HANAData Visualization SAP BusinessObjectsDashboards can leverage the connection towards Universes, Live Office,and BI Web Services toleveragedata from the operational systems, Rapid Marts, and SAP HANAAnalysis SAP BusinessObjectsAnalysis Suite is able to leverage SAP HANA‟s analytical capabilities and provide users thesecapabilities inside Microsoft Office and web environments In addition SAP BusinessObjectsAnalysis Suite is able to leverage the Transient Provider technology and allow for analyticalreporting on top of transactional dataSearch and Exploration SAP BusinessObjectsExplorer is able to leverage the Universe connection as well as establish a direct connection to SAPHANA
  • 15. SAP BusinessObjects Rapid MartsRapid Mart data model usesstar design principle Information-rich:Content stored in ~50 tables Pre-build universes included withaccess to all objects Pre-build WebI reports Pre-build Xcelsius dashboards All ready to use right from the start!Rapid Marts can be implementedindividually, or in any combination, to forma single platform that delivers theinfrastructure of internal and externalinformation needed.
  • 16. SAP BusinessObjects Rapid Marts PackagesFor SAP ERP Supported Analysis General Ledger Accounts Receivable Accounts Payable Cost CenterHuman Capital Management Suite HRAvailable Rapid Marts for SAP solutions : Fnancials SuiteInventory PurchasingManufacturing Suite Project Systems Production Planning Plant MaintenanceOperational SuiteSalesSalessolutions for departmentalneeds. Rapid Marts‟ aim is tosimplify and shorten datamart deployment cycles. Theyare not replacements for anEnterprise Data Warehouselike BW.Please Note: Rapid Martsare jump-start data martofferings useful for rolling outquick, subject-area specific BI
  • 17. SAP High-Performance AnalyticAppliance (SAP HANA) Operational Data MartsScenario Replication of operational data into memory New Business Content provides immediateaccess to analytic models on operational data Modeling environment enables customization ofcontent and creation of new modelsBenefits Outstanding query performance on operationaldata High flexibility to create new models or tocustomize SAP Business Content No materialization of analytic models Direct access for SAP„s BI clients and MS Excel Risk free passage to in-memory computing
  • 18. SAP High-Performance Analytic Appliance (SAP HANA)Operational Data MartsObjective:Access and transform transactionaldata into actionable, dynamic analyticsand reduce the cost andtime for a DWH solutionBest practice solution:SAP HANA with SAP BusinessObjects 4.0
  • 19. SAP BusinessObjects BIFor SAP NetWeaver BW Customers
  • 20. SAP BusinessObjects BIFor SAP NetWeaver BW Customers
  • 21. SAP BusinessObjects BIFor SAP NetWeaver BW Customers
  • 22. Operational Reporting Direct connectivity towards SAP ERP and non-SAP based business applications can be established with Crystal Reports 2011 only Starting with SAP ERP 6.0 EnhancementPackage 05 (Innovations 2010) the Transient Provider allows to leverage a BEx querybased on a classic InfoSet and in that way expose operationaldata via a common interface Crystal Reports for Enterprise is able to leverage the connection towards the Transient Universe (BICS), Universes , SAP HANA ,and the Transient ProviderSelf Service Reporting Self Service reporting capabilities with Web Intelligence are enabled by leveraging the Transient Universe (BICS) on top of SAPNetWeaverBW and the Transient Provider technology for SAP ERP and the semantic layer in combination with SAP HANAData Visualization SAP BusinessObjectsDashboards can leverage the connection towards the BI Consumer Services, Universes, Live Office,and BIWebServices to leverage data from the operationalsystems, SAP NetWeaverBW,and SAP HANAAnalysis SAP BusinessObjectsAnalysis, edition for Microsoft Officeis able to leverage the BI Consumer Services in combination with SAPNetWeaverBW and is able to leverage SAP HANA‟s analytical capabilities and provide users these capabilities inside the MicrosoftOffice environment In addition SAP BusinessObjectsAnalysis Suite (Office and OLAP edition) is able to leverage the Transient Provider technologyforSAP ERP and allow for analytical reporting on top of transactionaldataSearch and Exploration SAP BusinessObjectsExplorer is able to leverage the Universe connection and establish a direct connection to SAP HANA or SAPNetWeaverBW Accelerator (BWA)SAP BusinessObjects BIFor SAP NetWeaver BW Customers
  • 23. SAP BusinessObjects BIFor SAP HANA Customers© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 39PreconfiguredAnalytical Appliance■ In-Memory software + hardware(HP, IBM, Fujitsu, Cisco)In-Memory Computing Engine Software■ Data Modeling and Data Management■ Real-time Data Replicationvia Sybase ReplicationServer■ Data Services for ETL capabilities from SAPBusiness Suite, SAP BW and 3rd Party SystemsCapabilities Enabled■ Analyze information in real-time at unprecedentedspeeds on large volumes of non-aggregated data■ Create flexible analytic models based on real-timeand historic business data■ Foundation for new category of applications(e.g., planning, simulation)to significantlyoutperform currentapplicationsin category■ Minimizes data duplicationMDX SQL BICSSQLOther Applications SAP BusinessObjectsSAP NetWeaverBWSAP BusinessSuite 3rd PartySAP HANAModelingStudioIn-Memory Computing EngineCalculationandPlanningEngineReal–TimeReplicationServicesRow & ColumnStorageDataServices
  • 24. AuthenticationContentmgmtAdmin&modelsyncloadBICSMDXSQLSAP HANAJDBC ODBC ODBOSQLDBCSAP In-MemoryDatabaseReplicationServerSAP In-Memory Computing StudioSAP BusinessApplicationReplicationAgentSAP BusinessObjectsData Services4.0AnysourceSAPBusinessObjectsBI 4.0SAP BusinessObjects BI clientsDB ServerSAP BusinessObjects BIFor SAP HANA Customers
  • 25. SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 – SAP IntegrationLifecycle ManagementSAPBusinessWarehouse SAPBusinessObjectsEnterpriseController AdesignatedBWserverconfiguredasaDomainController(TransportHost)inTransportManagementSystem(STMS)AdesignatedBusinessObjectsEnterpriseserverwithLifeCycleManagerAdd-onRoute PredefinedontheControllerthroughTransportrouteconfigurationDefinableperTransport(Promotion)byassigningasourceandadestinationsystemsSystems SourceandtargetserverspredefinedontheControllerthroughTransportrouteconfigurationDefinableperTransport(Promotion)byassigningasourceandadestinationsystems
  • 26. SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 – SAP IntegrationLifecycle ManagementLifeCycle Manager is a Web-Based tool that enables you to Promote Business Intelligence resources from one BusinessObjects system to anotherBusinessObjects system Manages dependencies of BI resources Rollbacks a promoted resource to restore the destination system to its previous state Manages different versions of BI resources No additional licensing required Available now at the SAPService Marketplace extranet
  • 27. SAP BusinessObjects 4.0 – SAP IntegrationSAP Enterprise Portal IntegrationPortlet providing BI launch padfeatures – enabling rapid deploymentof BI frontend application in portal Feature parity with BI launch pad – all BIcontents, all actions (view, edit, create,schedule)Viewing portlet for building customportal application UI driven workflows to display documents Supports browsing the SAPBusinessObjects Enterprise repository
  • 28. SAP BusinessObjects Data ServicesImprove Efficiencies with Deeper Platform IntegrationSAPNetWeaverBWThird PartyData WarehouseSAP Business SuiteSAP extractorsAll third-partydata sources SAP BusinessObjectsData ServicesData Services Single tool to define all extraction, validation and cleansing rules Enables native access to the Business Suite, BW extraction is not required Ensures data from SAP and non-SAP systems is cleansed and reconciled before load BW…with Business Content Extractors… Loads run faster Job setup is much easier to deploy and maintain Delta loads fully supported (Changed Data Capture) High quality data is prerequisite for accurate analysis and informed decision making
  • 29. 60Auto generate Data Services extraction jobs, from within BW, to load datain from any source Integrated Data Services connectivity in NetWeaver BW 7.3– From within the BW workbench, browse external metadata through Data Services connectivity Native loading in BW 7 data stores through new staging BAPIs– No longer required to go via BW 3.5 emulation modeSAP BusinessObjects Data ServicesImprove Efficiencies with Deeper Platform Integration
  • 30. 60SAP BusinessObjects Data ServicesImprove Efficiencies with Deeper Platform Integration© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 61Any SourceData LoadOpen HubData Services 4.0NewDBModeler(in-memory)HANABWRepositoryServerDesigner andManagementConsoleSAP BusinessObjectsData Services is the engine to load all data into NewDB (in-memory)The HANA Modeler will generate initial loading jobs Modeler will use Data Services to browse and „import‟ external metadata Modeler will generate initial flows to load data into NewDB tables Further modifications to flows done via Data Services Designer
  • 31. Contact UsARK Solutions, Inc.14161-B Robert Paris Ct.Chantilly, VA 20151Tel: (703) 502-6999Fax: (703) 991-8932info@ARKSolutionsInc.comARKSolutionsInc.com

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